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Obituaries
Sunday, March 30, 2003


Patricia Lee Doolin Bramble, 50, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, an interior decorator, died March 11 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hawthorne, Nev. She is survived by fiance Billy "B" Ford II and brothers Chad and Terry Bullington and Terry Doolin. No services.

Thomas "Casti" Peter Castillo, 69, of Kailua, a retired Aloha Airlines aircraft mechanic, died last Sunday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Gary "Kalani"; daughter Catherine Carlisle; brother Rogelio "Rodney"; sisters Filomena "Fely" De Peralta, Carmen "Mary" Miranda and Estreleta "Stella" Cabasug; and one grandchild. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.

Jane Chiseko Chikamoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died March 18 in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jiro, son Alwyn, daughter Jeanette Takamura, sister Gladys Nishimura and three grandchildren. Private services.

Philip "Phil" Walter Crampton, 83, of Kailua, a retired Navy Public Works Center electrician at Pearl Harbor, died Friday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in New Baltimore, Mich. He is survived by daughters Janille Cross and Sonia Marumoto, sister Vera Blake, four grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard Henry Duncan, 65, of Makawao, Maui, a U.S. Postal Service director of training and King Kekaulike High School substitute teacher, died March 21 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He is survived by wife Setsuko "Sue"; sons Keith, Scott and Kevin; daughter Jill Fleming; sisters Mary Meredith and Marge Phipps; and 19 grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Sione Maamaloa Fiu, 65, of Kahului, a Hyatt Regency Hotel housekeeper, died Thursday at home. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Seini T.; son Leha'uli; daughters Nancy, Finau, Kesaia, Vake, Nola and Milika; mother Taetunaula; brothers Pou'uhila, Taniela, Feletoa, Mataliku and Kilisimasi; sisters Ika Mataaho-Tuihalangingie and Akanesi Tapukalanga; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 11 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary.

Myrna Sol Ines, 41, of Kahului died Thursday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Arnulo E.; son Joker J.; daughter Anna M.; parents Pedro and Lourdes Sol; brothers Alejandro, Pedro Jr., Victorino and Mario Sol; and sisters Cristeta Sol Yanguas, Marilyn A. Sol and Marites Sol Chichioco. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/ Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Clarence Kaanehe, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Otis Elevator Co. technician, died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Russell; daughter Kelly; brothers Edward, John and Herbert; sisters Julia Ing and Marian Milikaa; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Kenneth Kentaro Komoto, 76, of Honolulu, a jeweler, died last Sunday in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife In Ja; sons Kelvin, Joel and Duke; daughters Amy Suda, Hazel Walker, Cheryl Takeishi, Lynell Itomura, Pat Young and Iris Matsumoto; brother Daniel; sister Bessie Nishimura; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Masako Koyama, 87, of Honolulu, a retired American Linen Co. seamstress, died March 20 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Earl; daughters Florence and Renee Koyama and Katherine Tominaga; brothers Magoichi and James Yoshida; sisters Utako Odachi, Miyeko Fujiki, Clara Kawasaki, Blanche Sawamura and Stella Yoshida; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Mary Kaupe Manipon, also known as Mary Nishimura, 88, of Waianae, a retired Young Laundry & Dry Cleaning presser, died March 11 in Leeward Nursing Home. She was born in Waikane. She is survived by sons Joseph and George Nishimura and James and Edwin Manipon; daughters Ricky Nishimura, Margaret Schiffman, Frances Anderson, Doreen Manipon and Francine DiCarlo; brothers Kauai and David Kaupe; sisters Sarah "Darling" Delos Santos and Isabel Ahren; 33 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Sunset Memorial Park.

Shigenori "Shige" Matsumoto, 80, of Kailua, a retired automotive inspector for the federal government at Fort Shafter, died Wednesday in Kailua. He was also a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company 1, during World War II and recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan Midori; sons Conrad, Stephen, Bernard, Robert and Tim; daughters Ann Yamamoto, Marie Mendelsohn and Margaret Overly; brothers Thomas, George, James, Light and Perry; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 114 Makawao St. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Paul Maruo Miwa, 82, of Hilo, the first chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shinae K., son Gordon P., daughter Amy W., sister Doris Toyoshiba-Miwa and one grandchild. Private services. No flowers.

Kenjiro Natsuyama, 94, of Honolulu, a retired suit presser, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yakue, son Eric, daughter Harriet and two grandchildren. Private services.

Masako Nishikawa, 73, of Waialua, a retired Department of Education employee, died March 22 at home. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by husband Tsuneo; sons Gene A., Steven H., Wesley H., Shannon J. and Rodney K.; daughter Adele M. Manera; brothers Abraham T., George J. and Ralph H. Koga; sisters Helen A. Onizuka, Judy K. and Annette Y. Koga, Diane K. Haskin and Jeanette T. Horen; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mildred Yayoye Oshima, 80, of Keauhou Mauka, Kona, Hawaii, a retired Oshima Dry Goods Store manager in Kainaliu, died Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by daughter Mary Beth Nakade, sister Ella Hirayama and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lisa Dickins Paschoal, 93, of Wailuku died Friday at home under hospice care. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son M.G., daughters Joyce Kala'i and Lisa P. Giamoyris, hanai daughter Theone Andrade, 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Harriet Sherman Pohle, 91, of Kula, Maui, a registered nurse, died March 22 in Kula. She was born in Providence, R.I. She is survived by son Richard H., four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jerry Rolston, 65, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy submariner and Pacific Concrete and Hawaiian Cement employee, died Feb. 24 in Honolulu. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Ardie K., son Rodney L., daughter Mary Lou Rudd, brother James, sister Beverly J. Spears and five grandchildren. Services held.

Sa-Kyun Shin, 78, of Waipahu died March 19 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Kyung Puck, South Korea. He is survived by wife Mal-Tae; sons Alex, Hyun Du and Hyun-Dal; daughters Sandra Kim, Hyun-Ja Ham and Hyun-Joo Choi; sisters Helena Yamamoto and Malson Oshita; and nine grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rieko "Margie" Sumitani, 77, of Hilo, a retired office clerk, died March 22 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Jack; daughters Janice Buder, Marlene Carbonel and Marla Bondaug; hanai daughter Ellisa Sumitani; brothers Donald and Richard Maeda; sisters Sarah Esslinger, Fujie "Iris" Oda, Itoe Helliangao and Shimae Maeda; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.



You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/education/hcc/library/hiindex.html
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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